Start In Wisconsin

Start In Wisconsin is the premier network connecting Wisconsin entrepreneurs with resources, events and experts tailored to their specific needs and based in their communities.

For entrepreneurs, Start In Wisconsin offers a comprehensive online directory of resources and a calendar of entrepreneur-focused events — organized and searchable by region.
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For Entrepreneurial Support Organizations (ESOs), the platform can provide best-fit referrals, build your network and showcase the story of entrepreneurship in your region. Sign up to join!

Start Your Business

Wisconsin SBDC is here to help you start your business through no-cost confidential consulting with experienced professionals, relevant business training and programs for entrepreneurs.
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Continual skill development is integral for successful entrepreneurs on along their journey. Explore all of the the Institute’s events around the state for prospective and current business owners across any industry in any part of Wisconsin.
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This initiative is funded by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and operates with administrative support from the UW System Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) in nine regions across the state. Email for more information.